logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
The High Mountains of Portugal - Yann Martel
The High Mountains of Portugal
by: (author)
2.57 35
The author of the bestselling Life of Pi returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel.In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that—if he can find it—would redefine history. Traveling... show more
The author of the bestselling Life of Pi returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel.In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that—if he can find it—would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe’s earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange
show less
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812997170 (0812997174)
ASIN: 812997174
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 A creative tale that should appeal to lovers of Life of Pi
This is not an easy book to read. It feels almost as if it is set in a world of make-believe, and perhaps it is. When it begins, we meet a young man, Tomás, who walks backwards to deal with his grief from the sudden deaths of his lover Dora, a servant in his uncle’s house, their child Gaspar, and hi...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it
2.0 The High Mountains of Portugal
All through The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel, I feel as if there exists a metaphorical, philosophical meaning behind the words. All through the book, it remains beyond my grasp. Having finished it, I wish someone could explain it me. I wish for that "a-ha" moment to have it all make sen...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
3.0 The High Mountains of Portugal
A special thank you to NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.I absolutely loved Life of Pi, and like that story, The High Mountains of Portugal was very hard to get into however, I did like this book more than Beatrice and Virgil. This novel is made up of three separate narratives, a...
Other editions (2)
Books by Yann Martel
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?